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The geometry of Renâe Descartes


Published 1925
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The text (in facsimile) and translation on opposite pages


Publisher Chicago, The Open Court Pub. Co.
Pages 278
Language English; French; Latin
Call number b14770726
Digitizing sponsor Boston Library Consortium Member Libraries
Book contributor Northeastern University, Snell Library
Collection northeastern; blc; americana

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Reviewer: brewster - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - June 8, 2011
Subject: Great book and great edition

Ok, so I am still working through it, but it is clearly written. The proofs for multiplying of s line segments and square root of a line segment is fun to work out (from page 5), and is a mind blower to even try taking the square root of a line segment.

Recommended for those that love Euclid's Elements:
http://www.archive.org/details/firstsixbooksofe00eucl

Thank you, Northeastern University!

-brewster
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